Bhagwati joins as Indian high commissioner to UK
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Last Updated: Monday, April 02, 2012, 00:29
  
London: Dr Jaimini Bhagwati, a noted economist and veteran diplomat, has assumed office as the High Commissioner of India to the United Kingdom.

He took charge on February 27 and was warmly welcomed in the India House in a formal function on February 28.

Bhagwati is a member of the 1976 batch of the Indian Foreign Service. He holds Doctorate in Finance and a Masters in Physics.

He brings with him rich experience having served inter alia as the Indian Ambassador to EU, Belgium and Luxembourg, in the Ministry of External Affairs in various senior positions, in the Ministry of Finance and also the World Bank.

He succeeded Nalin Surie.

PTI


First Published: Monday, April 02, 2012, 00:29


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